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    Title
    The legacy of Socrates : essays in moral philosophy
    Author
    Rachels, James, 1941-2003.

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    Personal Author:
    Rachels, James, 1941-2003.
    Title:
    The legacy of Socrates : essays in moral philosophy / James Rachels ; edited by Stuart Rachels.
    Publication info:
    New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
    Physical description:
    xii, 248 p. ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Contents:
    The basic argument for vegetarianism -- Darwin, species, and morality -- Drawing lines -- The value of human life -- Killing and starving to death -- Lives and liberty (coauthored with William Ruddick) -- Political assassination -- The legacy of Socrates -- Nietzsche and the objectivity of morals -- Two arguments against ethical egoism -- The principle of agency -- Baby M -- Ethical theory and bioethics -- Movies.
    Subject term:
    Ethics.
    Added author:
    Rachels, Stuart, 1969-
    LCCN:
    2006019769
    ISBN:
    9780231138444 (cloth : alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    023113844X (cloth : alk. paper)
    Collection note:
    Gift of:BYU Alumni Association; In memory of: Clara Melissa Greenwood Elton; Date cataloged: 03/02/07.

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